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That is a reality that I guess I just naively assumed wasn't possible. This bit really kind of shook me. I've always thought of terrorism much like the author and the aforementioned poster you're replying to, a seemingly random and rare event. I'd never thought about what living in a society where it has become common place

Got back and look at the UK in the 70's and 80's during the worst of the Northern Ireland troubles for an example.

There was a period of a couple of years where "suspect device" was a regular reason used for my train being late.

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